Flight delays

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Flights grounded at Stansted after eight injured in abandoned take-off

Flights grounded at Stansted after eight injured in abandoned take-off

Flights grounded at Stansted after eight injured in abandoned take-off

Eight people were injured after a flight at Stansted Airport abandoned take-off as a "big bang" rocked the cabin.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Major US airport halts flights after drone sighting

Major US airport halts flights after drone sighting

Major US airport halts flights after drone sighting

Flights into a major US airport were briefly suspended on Tuesday evening after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Gatwick drone disruption costs EasyJet £15m

Gatwick drone disruption costs airline EasyJet £15m after more than 400 flights were cancelled

Gatwick drone disruption costs EasyJet £15m

EasyJet has said last month's drone disruption at Gatwick was a "wake-up call" to airports after it cost the airline £15 million and affected 82,000 customers.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services to carry food and medicines

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services to carry food and medicines

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services

Chris Grayling has denied reports that his department is preparing to lay on emergency freight services across Kent in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Man who filmed Heathrow’s suspected drone: ‘No one else seemed to be bothered’

Man who filmed Heathrow’s suspected drone: ‘No one else seemed to be bothered’

Man who filmed Heathrow’s suspected drone: ‘No one else seemed to be bothered’

Matt Charter, the man who captured footage of the suspected drone at Heathrow airport, has said that “no one else seemed to be bothered” about the possible sighting.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Flights grounded at Heathrow airport over reports of drone sighting

Flights grounded at Heathrow airport over reports of drone sighting

Flights grounded at Heathrow airport over reports of drone sighting

Heathrow airport has halted departures on Tuesday afternoon after reports of a drone sighting.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

The Chief Constable of Sussex Police has said he feels "really sorry" for a couple who felt "violated" after being held for 36 hours before being cleared of involvement of the disruption of Gatwick Airport by drones.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Gatwick flights to return to normal ‘by the end the weekend’

Gatwick flights to return to normal ‘by the end the weekend’

Gatwick flights to return to normal ‘by the end the weekend’

Gatwick airport has said that fights from the airport should return to normal “by the end of the weekend”.

Arrests over drone disruption at Gatwick airport

Arrests over drone disruption at Gatwick airport

Arrests over drone disruption at Gatwick airport

Two people have been arrested in the Gatwick area in connection with the drone sightings at Gatwick airport.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Gatwick flights suspended again due to new drone sighting

Gatwick flights suspended again due to new drone sighting

Gatwick flights suspended again due to new drone sighting

Flights at Gatwick Airport have again been suspended because of a suspected drone sighting, prompting further passengers to be stranded after planes were grounded for around 36 hours.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Gatwick drone delays cost one passenger £100 and delay Christmas trips to Lapland

Gatwick drone delays cost one passenger £100 and delay Christmas trips to Lapland

Gatwick drone delays cost one passenger £100 and delay Christmas Lapland trips

Passengers tell talkRADIO how the delays at Gatwick Airport, caused by drones in the area, affect their travel

Gatwick airport suspends flights after drone sightings

Gatwick airport suspends flights after drone sightings

Gatwick airport suspends flights after drone sightings

The runway at Gatwick remains closed on Thursday morning following reports of drones flying close to the airport - despite briefly reopening overnight.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018

Wizz Air the least punctual of UK's 44 busiest airlines

Wizz Air the least punctual of UK's 44 busiest airlines

Wizz Air the least punctual of UK's 44 busiest airlines

An investigation found Hungarian airline Wizz Air to have the longest delays out of 44 airlines operating at least 2,000 flights a year from the UK

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

"Monarch has really suffered over the last few years', says ABTA spokeswoman Victoria Bacon

Monarch has been decimated by recent terror attack, says ABTA spokeswoman Victoria Bacon

Monarch has been decimated by recent terror attacks, says ABTA spokeswoman

Victoria Bacon from the Association of British Travel Agents spoke to Daisy McAndrew about the airline's collapse

Major effort by Civil Aviation Authority to return UK citizens stranded by Monarch Airlines collapse begins

Major effort by Civil Aviation Authority to return UK citizens stranded by Monarch Airlines collapse begins

Major effort to return UK citizens stranded by Monarch Airlines collapse begins

The airline's collapse has left over 100,000 people stranded overseas

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Flight delayed for more than five hours after 'woman throws coins in engine for good luck'

Flight delayed for more than five hours after 'woman throws coins in engine for good luck'

Flight delayed for hours after 'woman throws coins in engine for good luck'

A plane was held at Shanghai Pudong International Airport for more than five hours after passengers said they saw a woman throwing coins at the engine

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Former senator is thrown off flight, telling other passengers to walk out with him

WATCH Former senator get kicked off plane for saying 'the captain has no balls'

WATCH Former senator get kicked off plane for saying 'the captain has no balls'

A former senator from New York was kicked off a plane after he tried to convince passengers to turn against flight staff due to travel delays

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Snakes on a plane becomes true, as Emirates flight has to be cancelled

Snakes on a plane comes true as slithering serpent forces Emirates flight cancellation

Snakes on a plane comes true as Emirates flight cancelled

An Emirates flight had to be cancelled on Sunday morning, due to a snake being found slithering around the luggage

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Fuel tanks filled with clothes - Find out more about the British Airways disruption

'The fuel tanks are filled with clothes' - The real reason behind the British Airways disruption

'Fuel tanks are filled with clothes' - The British Airways disruption explained

A computer fault at British Airways has caused many flights to be disrupted, so Jon Holmes found out more with reporter Cornelius